He served proudly in the United States Coast Guard during World War II. He owned and operated the Beaver Sign Shop, Newark, NJ. Gabriel was an artist, an avid reader, enjoyed doing the daily crossword puzzle and playing the lottery.
He is survived by a brother, Elmer Lucas; a niece, Christine Florence and husband James, a nephew, Richard Andrejack and wife Jean and a nephew, Robert Steindel and companion, Tammy.
Visitation will be Private.
An Entombment will be held in Holy Cross Mausoleum, Mays Landing, NJ on Monday, February 6, 2017 at 1:30 pm.